Physical exposure assessment in monotonous repetitive work--the PRIM study.

  title={Physical exposure assessment in monotonous repetitive work--the PRIM study.},
  author={Nils Fallentin and Birgit Juul-Kristensen and S. Mikkelsen and Johan Hviid Andersen and Jens Peter Ellekilde Bonde and Poul Frost and Lars A. Endahl},
  journal={Scandinavian journal of work, environment & health},
  volume={27 1},
OBJECTIVES A program called the Project on Research and Intervention in Monotonous Work (PRIM) was initiated in 1994 as a prospective cohort study of work-related musculoskeletal disorders. The group-based exposure assessment strategy, focusing on task-related exposure and used to obtain baseline measures of physical exposures, is reported in this paper. METHODS Monotonous, repetitive worktasks were evaluated at 19 factories. Tasks with an estimated similarity in physical exposure were… CONTINUE READING

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